MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive46.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A71
MotherboardMSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180629
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 01:05
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$269
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 739
82% 634 Pts
64-Core 745
50% 745 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$172
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.5.1
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
72% Very good
Lighting 203
Reflection 186
Parallax 309
75% 232 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 209
Splatting 130
70% 161 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 6.6 2.9 22 23 2.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 460
Write 383
Mixed 322
SusWrite 44.7
67% 303 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 19.3
68% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 84.5
DQ Mixed 31.6
42% 76.5 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 56%
Seagate Barracuda Desktop 5TB-$194
4.5TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 173 178 179 179 177 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 26% Great: 85%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 144 144 142 142 141 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 151
Write 132
Mixed 86
SusWrite 142
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 83%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 16GB
13GB free, PID 00ee
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.7 3 2.7 3.4 3.4 3.2 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
3.94% Terrible
Read 15
Write 7.7
Mixed 5.8
SusWrite 2.9
9% 7.85 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
18% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.94%
Great: 6%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 16GB
11GB free, PID 00ee
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.6 3 3 3.2 3.8 2.7 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
4.15% Terrible
Read 15.5
Write 1
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 3
6% 5.95 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
20% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.15%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2133 C14 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
76.2% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 22.7
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 23.4
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) Builds (Compare 12,387 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,113
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